Dr. Huston has been an engineering faculty member at UVM since 1987. He received the Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award (2012).


  • Du F, Alghamdi S, Yang J, Huston D, Tan T. (2022) “Interfacial Mechanical Behavior in Nacre of Red Abalone and Other Shells: A Review” ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng, DOI:acsbiomaterials.2c00080 in press
  • Liu Z, Worley II R, Du F, Dewoolkar M, Huston D, Tan T. (2021) “Stress Avalanches of Polyethylene Terephthalate Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams during Flexure” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 33(12), DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0003990
  • Orfeo DJ, Burns DC, Xia T, Huston DR. (2021) “Y-Stator Vibrating Magnet Antenna” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 57, Issue 7, pp. 1-4, DOI:10.1109/TMAG.2021.3066699
  • Orfeo DJ, Burns D, Huston DR, Xia T. (2021) “Wideband Synthetic Orbital Angular Momentum Radar” Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, J. 15(1), 017504, DOI:10.1117/1.JRS.15.017504
  • Burton J, Orfeo DJ, Griswold L, Stanley SK, Redmond M, Xia T, Huston D. (2021) “Culvert Inspection Vehicle with Improved Telemetry Range” Transportation Research Record, DOI:10.1177/03611981211021850 published online July 27, 2021
  • Omwenga M, Wu D, Yu L, Yang L, Huston D, Xia T. (2021) “Cognitive GPR for Subsurface Object Detection Based on Deep Reinforcement Learning” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 14, pp. 11594-11606, DOI:10.1109/JIOT.2021.3059281
  • Liu Z, Worley II RW, Du F, Giles CD, Dewoolkar MD, Huston D, Tan T. (2021) “A Study on Avalanches of Early Age Basalt Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams During Flexure” Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 279, 10 January 2021, 123695, 123695, DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123695

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Smart Cities and Structures, Structural Health Monitoring, Subsurface Infrastructure Sensing, Electromechanical Systems


  • Ph.D. Princeton University (1986), M.A. Princeton University (1982)
  • B.S. University of Pennsylvania (1980)


  • (802)-656-1922
Office Location:

201E Votey

Office Hours:

Mon. 4-5 pm, Wed. 4-5 pm or by appointment

Courses Taught

Advanced Dynamics, Continuum Mechanics, Advanced Engineering Analysis, Micro and Nano Systems, Mechanical Vibrations, Kinematic and Dynamics of Machinery, Machine Component Design